[Samba] Windows 7 samba 4 domain join problem
mueller at tropenklinik.de
Tue Sep 10 23:51:42 MDT 2013
No you do not need to change any registry settings with samba 4 and windows
Is your dns working?
First of all on your linux box try a smbclient -L localhost -U%
Or more like this to be shure administrator is enabled and working:
[root at s4master ~]# smbclient //s4master/netlogon -Uadministrator
Enter administrator's password:
Domain=[TPLK] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 4.0.7]
smb: \> ls
. D 0 Fri Aug 23 08:16:23 2013
.. D 0 Fri Aug 23 11:14:25 2013
65503 blocks of size 33553920. 65502 blocks available
If in any case it refuses you can try to enable "administrator":
samba-tool user enable administrator
or list all known users to be shure:
samba-tool user list
EDV Daniel Müller
Tel.: 07071/206-463, Fax: 07071/206-499
eMail: mueller at tropenklinik.de
Von: samba-bounces at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Im
Auftrag von jared.m.jacobson at L-3com.com
Gesendet: Dienstag, 10. September 2013 16:27
An: samba at lists.samba.org
Betreff: Re: [Samba] Windows 7 samba 4 domain join problem
Thanks for your help.
I tried configuring the Windows 7 registry settings listed here, even though
it says it shouldn't be necessary for an Active Directory domain:
The client acts exactly the same.
Are there other registry settings somewhere else, or is this some other
From: luisforchesatto at gmail.com [mailto:luisforchesatto at gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, September 06, 2013 6:25 AM
To: Jacobson, Jared M @ CSG - CSW
Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows 7 samba 4 domain join problem
Let's start the troubleshoot with Win7. Normally you need to modofy it's
registry to Win7 work with Samba. Was it done?
2013/9/5 <jared.m.jacobson at l-3com.com>
I stood up a samba 4 (4.0.9) Active Directory domain controller on a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.3 server, configured in accordance with the Samba AD DC
HOWTO <https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_AD_DC_HOWTO> , and tailored to
the domain name I want. I'm trying to join a Windows 7 Enterprise Edition
client to the domain. Windows responds with "Your computer could not be
joined to the domain because the following error has occurred: The network
path was not found."
I used wireshark to capture the message exchange. ... here's a summary of
the messages exchanged (C = Win 7 client, S = samba server, pretending
client IP is 192.168.0.3, server IP is 192.168.0.4, server name is server,
client name is client, and domain name is domain.name):
13. C->S: CLDAP search request "<ROOT>" baseobject
a. Filter: DnsDomain=domain.name && Host=CLIENT && User=CLIENT &&
AAC=80:01:00:00 && NtVer=0x20000016
b. Attributes: netlogon
14. S->C: CLDAP serchresentry
a. Type: netlogon
b. Opcode: LOGON_SAM_USER_UNKNOWN_EX
Based on this exchange, it looks like the Win 7 client is trying to use the
username CLIENT (message 13) rather than the "Administrator"
username I put in when attempting to join the domain, and the server is
rejecting that user because it doesn't know that user.
Is it normal for the Win 7 client to use the computer name for the username,
here? Did I miss something in the HOWTO? Am I supposed to add the client
computer name to the Active Directory before trying to join the domain?
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